Terminally ill patients in Victoria are set to be able to request a legal drug to end their lives, but strict clauses might prevent people from making that choice — even when it's their right.
We often like the idea we'll do the "right" thing, and until we're forced to put our money where our mouth is, it costs nothing to say we would behave honourably, write Amelia Cornish and Paul McGreevy.
Professor John Rasko is a world-leading scientist in IVF and gene therapy — fields that some claim promote "new eugenics". As a descendant of Holocaust survivors, he takes this accusation seriously.
Social worker Poh Lin Lee says hard-line government policies affected her ability to provide trauma counselling for asylum seekers on Christmas Island.
The new prime minister has said he believes "the Bible is not a policy handbook". However, his faith has certainly had an influence on his worldview, writes Mark Jennings.
The legal profession is feeling the effects of digital disruption and the way it is impacting on how individuals and firms operate.
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Light rail is getting left behind with the advent of trackless trams and transport analysts are jumping on board, so are recent multi-million-dollar additions in Australia already out of date?